Sentence Examples


  • I devoured them like so many novels; and I swallowed with the same voracious appetite the descriptions of India and China, of Mexico and Peru."
  • It is a voracious creature, and unchecked will often totally destroy a crop. In former years the annual damage done by it in the United States was assessed at £4,000,000 to £6,000,000.
  • Three of the Brazilian species are voracious and dangerous.
  • It is exceedingly voracious, feeding on the smaller denizens of the ocean - fish, crustaceans, worms and molluscs, and greedily taking almost any bait the fisherman chooses to employ.
  • These comparatively large and voracious animals, when abundant, do great damage by eating the leaves.

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